Course info
Feb 7, 2020
1h 38m

Protecting Windows Server 2019 hosts from unauthorized network traffic can be achieved with correctly configured firewall rules. Both traffic coming into and out of hosts can be controlled using Windows Defender firewall. More than just basic IP address and port filtering, rules can be based on apps and services and have conditions such as user or host attempting to make a connection. In this course, Configuring Windows Firewall for Windows Server 2019, you'll explore how to create inbound and outbound firewall rules using the GUI including through Group Policy, and how rules relate to network location profiles. Next, you'll discover how to encrypt and authenticate network traffic using IPsec connection security rules. Finally, you will experience managing Windows Defender Firewall using PowerShell cmdlets. When you're done with this course, you'll have acquired the skills needed to plan and implement Windows Defender Firewall rules and IPsec.

About the author
About the author

Daniel Lachance, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+®, CompTIA Network+®, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials, MCITP, MCTS, MCSA, is the owner of Lachance IT Consulting Inc. He is the author of the CompTIA Server+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification Study Guide, and co-author of CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. I'm down Lucien's Welcome the Pluralsight and welcome to my course Configuring Windows Firewall Windows Server 2019. An important aspect of hardening your computing environment, whether on premises or in the cloud, is the proper configuration and monitoring firewall solutions. This course you'll learn how to create manage firewall rules as well as how to work with I p. SEC Connection Security Rules The Windows Server 2019. Some of the major topics that we will cover include how to create and manage firewall rules, securing traffic on the network using I P SEC and managing Windows Firewall using Power show. By the end of this course, you will understand how to leverage Windows Defender Firewall to protect Windows Server 2019 by allowing only required traffic into and out of Windows hosts. You will also require the skills necessary to protect network traffic. Using I P sec, I hope you'll join me toe. Learn about configuring Windows Firewall for Windows Server 2019 here at Pluralsight.